Quotes for January 7, 2008

Abraham Lincoln Quotes:

If by the mere force of numbers a majority should deprive a minority of any clearly written constitutional right, it might, in a moral point of view, justify revolution.

Prohibition goes beyond the bounds of reason in that it attempts to control a man’s appetite by legislation, and makes a crime out of things that are not crimes.

Kings had always been involving and impoverishing their people in wars, pretending generally, if not always, that the good of the people was the object.

It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues.

A prohibition law strikes a blow at the very principles upon which our government was founded.

I see in the near future a crisis approaching that unnerves me and causes me to tremble for the safety of my country; corporations have been enthroned, an era of corruption in High Places will follow, and the Money Power of the Country will endeavor to prolong its reign by working upon the prejudices of the People, until the wealth is aggregated in a few hands, and the Republic is destroyed.

 

Lord Acton Quotes:

It is bad to be oppressed by a minority, but it is worse to be oppressed by a majority.

 

Edmund Burke Quotes:

No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear.

John Jay Chapman Quotes:

Attack another’s rights and you destroy your own.

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~ by swfreedomlover on January 7, 2008.

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